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James A. Garfield Historical Site, a national treasure in our own backyard
BY GREG GOTH
"I have lived in the area since February 2012 and have driven down Mentor Avenue many times
without really considering the majestic house that sits on the large lot at 8095 Mentor Ave. This is surprising because deep down I am a history buff; I have a picture of my 1 year old son at Gen Patton's grave and I once took my pregnant wife on a tour of the Verdun battlefield in France - that was not a good idea. That all changed when I was asked by Tim Shirer the Publisher of the Lake County Sentinel to accompany him on a tour of the President Garfield Historical Site to take pictures with him for an article. Click here for the whole story
28 years of crossing "her kids" comes to an end for Wickliffe's Vicki Hill
BY TIM SHIRER
For 28 years Vicki Hill has walked back and forth across Lincoln Rd. in Wickliffe approximately 250,000 times. She was the crossing guard at Wickliffe Elementary (formerly Lincoln Elementary 1923-1982). She crossed “her kids” in warm, hot, cold, blistering cold, sunny, rainy, and snowy weather with care.
Friday was the last day of school for Wickliffe Elementary School students and the end of the 28 year journey for Vicki. It was also the end of the road for venerable Wickliffe Elementary as the school will close after 101 years. Click here for the whole story
Browns Announces Nearly $1 Million to Support Manufacturing Technologies in Northeat Ohio
(WASHINGTON, DC) – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $995,904 Regional Innovation Engines Development Award to Case Western Reserve University for the discovery, development, and commercialization of sustainable manufacturing technologies. The investment was authorized by Brown's CHIPS and Science Act and made possible through the Fiscal Year 2023 Spending Bill, which Brown helped to write and pass. Click here for the whole story
Rogers announces over $547 million in federal funds for COVID-19 and economic relief
(COLUMBUS, OH) – State Representative John Rogers (D-Mentor-On-The-Lake) Monday announced the approval of funds by the state Controlling Board to further aid Ohio’s response to the health and economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Controlling Board Monday approved federal CARES Act funding for several items aimed at providing financial relief to Ohio’s citizens, small businesses, and non-profits that have been impacted by the pandemic: Click here for the whole story